Revamped GNR announce dates

Reclusive rockers begin rolling out North American tour dates

September 26, 2002 12:00 AM ET

After much speculation and rumor, Guns n' Roses have lined up the first leg of tour across North American tour. Twenty-seven dates on the "Chinese Democracy" World Tour, the band's first full tour since 1993,have been confirmed, beginning with the November 7th show in Vancouver. More dates are expected.

Gn'R played several dates in Asia and Europe this summer, and, according to their official site, then immediately headed back into the studio to put the final touches on their long-awaited Chinese Democracy album, though a release date for the album has yet to be finalized.

The band's lineup is now lone founding member Axl Rose (vocals), Dizzy Reed (keyboards), Chris Pitman (keyboards), Brian "Brain" Mantia (drums), Buckethead (guitar), Tommy Stinson (bass), Robin Finck (guitar) and Richard Fortus (guitar). Guns made a surprise appearance this month at the MTV Video Music Awards, performing a medley of their hits.

Guns n' Roses tour dates:

11/7: Vancouver, BC, Canada GM Place
11/8: Tacoma, WA, Tacoma Dome
11/11: Boise, ID, Idaho Center Arena
11/14: Minneapolis, MN, Target Center
11/15: Fargo, ND, Fargodome
11/17: Moline, IL, The Mark
11/18, Chicago, Allstate Arena
11/19: Columbus, OH, Nationwide Arena
11/21: Detroit, The Palace
11/22: Lexington, KY, Rupp Arena
11/24: Cleveland, Gund Arena
11/26: Buffalo, NY, HSBC Arena
11/27: Albany, NY, Pepsi Arena
11/29: Toronto, Ontario, Canada AirCanada Center
11/30: Uniondale, NY, Nassau Coliseum
12/2: Boston, MA, FleetCenter
12/3: Harford, CT, Civic Center
12/5: New York, NY, Madison Square Garden
12/6: Philadelphia, First Union Center
12/8: Wilkes Barre, PA, First Union Center
12/9: Washington, D.C., MCI Center
12/11: Greenville, SC, Bi-Lo Center
12/13: Tampa, FL, TBC
12/14: Ft. Lauderdale, FL, TBC
12/19: Biloxi, MS, Gulf Coast Coliseum
12/21: Dallas, American Airlines Arena

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